Rice Lake’s two metrology labs bring you nationwide service, expanded calibration offerings and industry-leading metrology experts.
Rice Lake Weighing Systems’ mass calibration laboratories feature an industry-leading four-day turnaround with direct traceability to NIST. Our expert metrology staff stays up-to-date on the latest industry trends and requirements and are ready to assist and answer your questions. Both labs are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005
The Rice Lake metrology lab in Rice Lake, Wisconsin has been providing quality mass calibration services to Rice Lake Weighing Systems customers for more than two decades. The weight and calibration industry’s only metrology lab with a four-day turnaround, the Rice Lake lab is accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), an accreditation program by NIST to provide unbiased third-party laboratory evaluation. The Rice Lake metrology lab staff has more than 200 years of combined experience and includes experts in the field of weight recalibration and certification, including the manufacture of custom weights in size and value.
Rice Lake’s Concord metrology lab (formerly Heusser Neweigh) is a state-of-the-art metrology lab committed to delivering the latest calibration methodology with the most precise calibrations. The lab’s professional metrologists frequently attend and participate in NIST training, conferences, seminars and other educational opportunities. The Concord lab is also active in the NIST Western Regional Measurement Assurance Program (WRAP), the National Conference of Standards Laboratories International (NCSL International), the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).
Rice Lake offers three different certificates to accompany your weight calibration services. Depending on your application, you may be required to provide a certain level of certification. Always ensure you are requesting the correct certificate for your use. Rice Lake’s metrology staff can help guide your certificate decision, but ultimately, we request you provide the level of traceability and accuracy needed for your calibration services.
Available certificates include:
Virtually all of our weight re-calibration and certification services receive an industry-leading four-day turnaround. If you need a custom solution, we manufacture custom calibration weight values and sizes. Our staff is ready to assist and answer your questions. Please call 800-472-6703 for assistance in quoting the correct service for your needs. You may also submit the forms below.
For your awareness, NVLAP guidelines prohibit the use of their logo by any customer, end-user, reseller or other entity that is not NVLAP accredited. While Rice Lake Weighing Systems’ metrology labs are accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), this accreditation does not transfer to those who purchase and/or use these weights or services. Only NVLAP accredited facilities are allowed to use the NVLAP logo or depict themselves as accredited.
Single weights should be packaged individually in a vial or pouch, or wrapped in acid-free, no-lint paper, then bubble wrap or foam. Weight sets need to be secure within their case. Even accessories such as milligram covers need to be protected so they cannot move. Cases may also be wrapped in bubble wrap or foam. Do not use packing peanuts, as they create static electricity.
All weights need to be secure in a container designed to withstand the shipping process. Please remember, clean room cases do not provide suitable protection for shipping and should not be used.
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Virtually all Rice Lake calibration weight services in our Concord, California and Rice Lake, Wisconsin metrology labs offer an industry-leading four-day turnaround. It is important that your calibration weights arrive at our labs undamaged. To pack your weights safely, please follow the steps below:
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